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Over singing causing throat swelling? What can I do to reduce the swelling?

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Dr. John Thaler
Dentistry - Prosthodontics

In brief: Yes, rest voice

Typically you get hoarse from overstressing your vocal cords, long before you get pain/swelling.
You may have pushed them so far so fast that you are having pain from that area. If you develop any trouble breathing or the soreness/swelling advances -- go to E.R.If you see external swelling -- go to E.R. You should rest your voice, talk less. Some Ibuprofen may help reduce swelling and pain.

In brief: Yes, rest voice

Typically you get hoarse from overstressing your vocal cords, long before you get pain/swelling.
You may have pushed them so far so fast that you are having pain from that area. If you develop any trouble breathing or the soreness/swelling advances -- go to E.R.If you see external swelling -- go to E.R. You should rest your voice, talk less. Some Ibuprofen may help reduce swelling and pain.
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